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The Iconic B-29 Bomber: The Plane America (and Russia) Loved

Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe It’s not just Chinese plans that Russia copies. Few aircraft have as great a mark on history as the B-29, the pencil-shaped American four-engine bomber that dropped the atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What’s less well known is that the Soviet Union had its own B-29—as in, literally the same airplane, in all but a few respects.
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